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home

noun

1 home

Where you live at a particular time:
— Deliver the package to my home.
— He doesn't have a home to go to.

synonym: place.

Roget 74: focus; point of convergence etc. 290; corradiation; center etc. 222; gathering place, resort haunt retreat; venue; rendezvous; rallying point, headquarters, ... show more

Roget 892: sociality, sociability, sociableness etc. adj.; social intercourse; consociation; intercourse, intercommunity; consortship, companionship, comradeship; clubbism; ... show more

Roget 265: rest; stillness etc. adj.; quiescence; stagnation, stagnancy; fixity, immobility, catalepsy; indisturbance; quietism.    quiet, ... show more

Roget 292: arrival, advent; landing; debarkation, disembarkation; reception, welcome, vin d'honneur [Fr.].    home, goal, goalpost; landing place, landing stage; bunder; ... show more

Roget 666: refuge, sanctuary, retreat, fastness; acropolis; keep, last resort; ward; prison etc. 752; asylum, ark, ... show more

Dutch: huis
Polish: chata, chałupa, dach, dach nad głową, dom, kąt, lokum, własny kąt



2 home

Housing that someone is living in:
— They raise money to provide homes for the homeless.

synonyms: abode, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house, habitation.

Roget 189: abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, ... show more

Dutch: behuizing, heem, home, honk, huis, tehuis, thuis, woning, woongelegenheid, woonruimte

3 home

The country or state or city where you live.

Dutch: binnenland

4 home

baseball Base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score:
— He ruled that the runner failed to touch home.

synonyms: home base, home plate, plate.

Dutch: thuishonk

5 home

The place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end.

synonym: base.

Dutch: basis, thuisbasis
Polish: baza

6 home

Place where something began and flourished.

7 home

An environment offering affection and security.

Dutch: thuis

8 home

A social unit living together:
— The teacher asked how many people made up his home.

synonyms: family, house, household, menage.

Dutch: familie, gezin, huisgezin, huishouden, huishouding
Polish: domownicy

9 home

An institution where people are cared for:
— A home for the elderly.

synonyms: nursing home, rest home.

Dutch: bejaardencentrum, bejaardenhuis, bejaardenoord, bejaardentehuis, home, verpleeghuis, verpleeginrichting, verpleegtehuis, verzorgingscentrum, verzorgingstehuis
Polish: dom starców, przytułek

verb

1 home

Provide with, or send to, a home.

2 home

Return home accurately from a long distance.

adjective

1 home

Used of your own ground.

Roget 197: near, nigh; close at hand, near at hand; close, neighboring; bordering upon, contiguous, adjacent, adjoining; proximate, proximal; at hand, ... show more

2 home

Relating to or being where one lives or where one's roots are.

3 home

Inside the country:
— The British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior.

synonyms: interior, internal, national.

Roget 221: interior, internal; inner, inside, inward, intraregarding; inmost, innermost; deep seated, gut; intestine, intestinal; inland; subcutaneous; ... show more

adverb

1 home

At or to or in the direction of one's home or family.

2 home

On or to the point aimed at.

3 home

To the fullest extent; to the heart.


Moby thesaurus: Heaven, Paradise, VA hospital, Vaterland, a better place, abode, accessible, adept in, afterlife, afterworld, almshouse, ancestral halls, asylum, at ease, at home, available, bailiwick, base hospital, birthplace, chimney corner ... show more.

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